4 01, 2016

[ESPN] Front Rowe: Football Teams Turning To Rugby-Style Tackling

Holly Rowe of espnW talks with Ohio State and Ole Miss players about a new tackling technique that is more effective and safe. Head injuries and concussions have become a major concern in football in recent years, and now teams -- both NFL and college -- are introducing a new method of tackling with the [...]

5 10, 2015

[The Seattle Times] UW football works with Atavus on data-driven tackling methods

Seattle was already an epicenter for rugby-inspired tackling methods. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll champions the cause with his “Hawk Tackle” video, and Washington coaches, after experimenting with some rugby drills in the past, adopted them wholly last year, too. For Rex Norris, the art of tackling goes beyond the act of burying a ball carrier [...]